Rock Mechanics

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Published:
September 24, 2014
Author(s):
Duncan C. Wyllie
Rock falls can be a public safety issue. This book provides comprehensive information on identification of these hazards, and design and construction of protection methods. Rock Fall Engineering describes first, the theoretical background to rock fall behavior in terms of the impact and trajectory 
Published:
May 12, 2014
Editor(s):
R. Alejano, Áurea Perucho, Claudio Olalla, Rafael Jiménez
Rock Engineering and Rock Mechanics: Structures in and on Rock Masses covers the most important topics and state-of-the-art in the area of rock mechanics, with an emphasis on structures in and on rock masses. The 255 contributions (including 6 keynote lectures) from the 2014 ISRM European Rock 
Published:
February 18, 2014
Author(s):
Bujang B.K. Huat, Arun Prasad, Afshin Asadi, Sina Kazemian
Peat and organic soils commonly occur as extremely soft, wet, unconsolidated surficial deposits that are an integral part of wetland systems. These types of soils can give rise to geotechnical problems in the area of sampling, settlement, stability, in situ testing, stabilisation and construction. 
Published:
September 11, 2013
Editor(s):
Marek Kwasniewski, Dariusz Lydzba
This book contains the Proceedings of EUROCK 2013 – The 2013 ISRM International Symposium, which was held on 23-26 September 2013 in Wroclaw, Poland. The Symposium was organized by the ISRM National Group POLAND and the Institute of Geotechnics and Hydrotechnics of the Wroclaw Institute of 
Published:
August 30, 2013
Author(s):
William A. Hustrulid, Mark Kuchta, Randall K. Martin
Building on the success of its 2006 predecessor, this 3rd edition of Open Pit Mine Planning and Design has been both updated and extended, ensuring that it remains the most complete and authoritative account of modern open pit mining available. Five new chapters on unit operations have been added, 
Published:
August 22, 2013
Editor(s):
Genadiy Pivnyak, Volodymyr Bondarenko, Iryna Kovalevs'ka, Mykhaylo Illiashov
In the last decades coal production capacity has increased rapidly and its quality, power and the reliability of equipment has steadily improved. Moreover, stability of production processes can be controlled better. In connection with that, unification of scientific schools 
Published:
May 17, 2013
Editor(s):
Xia-Ting Feng, John A. Hudson, Fei Tan
Rock Characterisation, Modelling and Engineering Design Methods contains the contributions presented at the 3rd ISRM SINOROCK Symposium (Shanghai, China, 18–20 June 2013). The papers contribute to the further development of the overall rock engineering design process through the sequential linkage 
Published:
May 13, 2013
Editor(s):
Jian Zhao, Jianchun Li
Rock dynamics studies the response of rock materials and rock masses under dynamic loading conditions. In the last a couple of decades, the development of experimental and computational techniques has been able to capture the progress of fracturing in microsecond steps, allowing the exploration on 
Published:
August 06, 2012
Editor(s):
Marek Kwasniewski, Xiaochun Li, Manabu Takahashi
This is the first book ever published on the problems of true triaxial testing of rocks addressing all aspects of true triaxial testing of rocks, including: (i) true triaxial testing techniques and procedures; (ii) test results: strength, deformability, failure mode, permeability, acoustic emission 
Published:
September 29, 2011
Author(s):
William G. Pariseau
This comprehensive introduction to rock mechanics treats the basics of rock mechanics in a clear and straightforward manner and discusses important design problems in terms of the mechanics of materials. This extended second edition includes an additional chapter on rock bursts and bumps, a part on